Maxis Bhd.


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Prev close: 6.05
Jan 22, 2018
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 7,810.56M

Currency in MYR

Company profile

Market(Ticker): KLS(6012)
Major Telecommunications
Full time employees: --

Business summary

Maxis Bhd. is an investment holding company. It is engaged in the provision of mobile communications, fixed line and international gateway telecommunications, and internet and broadband services. The company operates through the following business segments: Mobile Services, Enterprise Fixed Services, International Gateway Services, Home Services, and Other Operations. The Mobile Services segment comprises postpaid mobile, prepaid mobile, mobile date, broadband, roaming services. The Enterprise Fixed Services segment offers voice, data, Very Small Apparatus Terminal, Internet Protocol, and managed services for business customers. The International Gateway Services segment provides services to international telecommunication carriers for termination of traffic into Malaysia, services to send the group's own international traffic abroad, and bandwidth leasing services. The Home Services segment includes fixed voice and data services for home customers. The Other Operations segment represents corporate support functions. Maxis was founded on August 7, 2009 and is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Company background

Established in 1995, Maxis was one of the first mobile communications providers in Malaysia.

The company is constantly revamping its business model and was one of the first operators to introduce 4G services in 2013. Its 4G service reaches 15% of the Malaysian population, making Maxis a market leader in this area.

Maxis also offers cloud computing to small and medium businesses. The company's 2G and 3G networks cover 95% and 83% of the Malaysian population respectively.

Maxis' CEO is Norwegian Morten Lundal, former CEO of DiGi.Com, another Malaysian telecommunications company. He was also a top executive at Vodafone, the U.K.'s leading mobile phone company.

Maxis is more than 60% controlled by Usaha Tegas, a private investment arm of Malaysian billionaire Ananda Krishnan.

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Financial highlights

Dec 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 8,611.79M
Gross profit 5,532.45M
Operating income 2,982.38M
Income before tax 2,736.83M
Net income 2,013.16M
EBITDA 4,430.29M
Diluted EPS 0.26
Dividends per share 0.2
Total assets 20,005.16M
Total liabilities 15,284.26M
Total equity 4,720.89M
Operating cash flow 2,614.72M

Currency in MYR

Revenue 2,078.78M
Gross profit 1,335.46M
Operating income 719.91M
Income before tax 660.63M
Net income 485.95M
EBITDA 1,069.41M
Diluted EPS 0.06
Dividends per share 0.04
Total assets 4,459.46M
Total liabilities 3,407.10M
Total equity 1,052.36M
Operating cash flow 631.16M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Dec 2016

PER 22.30
ROA 10.22%
ROE 45.18%
Operating margin 34.63%
Profit margin 23.37%

Key executive

  • Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director: Morten Lundal
  • Chief Financial & Strategy Officer: Nasution bin Mohamed
  • Chief Technology Officer: Morten Bangsgaard
  • Head-Products, Devices, Innovation & Roaming: T. Kugan K. Thirunavakarasu
  • Head-Strategy & Transformation: Dushyan Vaithiyanathan

Share holders

  • Binariang GSM Sdn. Bhd.(62.4%)
  • Employees Provident Fund(11.5%)
  • Permodalan Nasional Bhd.(10.2%)
  • Public Mutual Bhd.(1.6%)
  • Lembaga Tabung Haji(1.6%)
  • Kumpulan Wang Persaraan(1.4%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(1.1%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(0.6%)
  • Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Ltd.(0.3%)
  • AIA Bhd.(0.3%)


  • Website:
  • Address: Level 8, 11, 14 - 25, Menara Maxis, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, 50088, Malaysia
  • Phone: +60.3.2330.7000

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